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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - United States Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 175 cases of measles so far this year, a significant spike that’s attributed largely to the failure of those infected to get vaccinated, medical professionals said.
Passengers aboard a US Airways flight were advised to get tested for tuberculosis after they landed in a Phoenix airport Saturday night because of a sick man on board.
The speed at which children run has slowed down over the course of a generation, according to research involving millions of children in dozens of countries. Experts say the decline has been fairly consistent across decades.
Federal health authorities have issued new guidelines for the prescription and use of antibiotics in children, saying they've been misused and prescribed in error for years — leading to a scenario that could soon see the medication rendered useless.
With children being infected with the HIV virus because of ignorance and promiscuity, it's high time we re-educate ourselves and sit down with our young children and young adults to have "the talk" — about the birds, bees and abstinence.
The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning tons of deadly nerve gas and other chemical weapons stored in four states — some of the agents so deadly even a few drops can kill.
Obesity remains one of the top workplace health challenges faced by employers, according to a survey of business owners released Monday, with the tab from expanding waistlines estimated to cost employers some $73 billion a year in higher health care bills.
The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.
The Washington National Cathedral, a symbol of unity among faithful Americans, was the site of a politically divisive event promoting gun control on Sunday.
Two advocacy groups are demanding that transgender women be given free mammograms under President Obama's new health care law, following reports that a transgender woman was denied a government-financed mammogram at a clinic in Colorado.
In a finding researchers are still trying to understand, autism rates in British children appear to have plateaued in the past decade, according to a new study released Wednesday.
If thinking about wasteful government spending keeps you up at night, Medicare can help — for a scant $17 million.
Scaring the American public is one of President Obama’s favorite political tactics to get gun control. Just hours after the terrible shooting at the Naval Yard on Monday, Mr. Obama said that even though he didn’t have the facts, “We’re confronting -- yet another -- mass shooting. ”
America is facing a "perfect storm of vulnerability" for exposure to infectious diseases, making public health efforts more important than ever, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday.
The teen birthrate has fallen 52 percent over the last 21 years. One expert says credit teens for a great American success story: "Fewer teens are getting pregnant in the first place; it's not because they're having abortions."